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Escape from Tomorrow (2013)

Not Rated | | Drama, Fantasy, Horror | 19 July 2014 (Japan)
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In a world of fake castles and anthropomorphic rodents, an epic battle begins when an unemployed father's sanity is challenged by a chance encounter with two underage girls on holiday.

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Emily
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Isabelle
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Man on Scooter
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Man on Scooter's Wife (as Kimberly Jindra)
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Man on Scooter's Son
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Nurse
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Other Woman
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Other Woman's Son
Mark Able ...
Pool Boy (as Mark Thompson)
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Lex Edelman ...
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In this black comedy, Jim is an unsatisfied middle aged man on vacation with his family at Disney World. While his family frolics through the park and is enthralled with the sights and sounds of Disney, Jim finds himself inexplicably obsessed with two French teenage girls. The park environment soon turns to something more sinister as Jim uncovers its secrets. Jim must protect his adventurous kids, placate his suspicious wife and defend himself against the happiest place on Earth. Written by ~mEp (mep1)

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Bad things happen everywhere.

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Drama | Fantasy | Horror

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Побег из завтра  »

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Opening Weekend:

$63,297 (USA) (11 October 2013)

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$169,719 (USA) (15 November 2013)
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Trivia

Though set in Walt Disney World, most scenes set in the Magic Kingdom were distinctly filmed at Disneyland, with the resulting park seen in the film being an amalgam of the two parks. See more »

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Sara's knee miraculously healed by the time she jumped in the pool. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Jim: [on the phone] What? I don't understand.
Man: Listen to me. Don't let your imagination run wild. It's a transitional period.
Jim: So, you're firing me for no real reason, then?
Man: Well, there's a little more to it than that.
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References Cinderella (1950) See more »

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Feels Like Home
Performed by Meck featuring Dino
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Absolutely Incredible
3 October 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

My high review of this will likely make it stand out (and possibly not in the best way), but hear me out- this movie is the punk rock of cinema right now. It simply doesn't care. It's dark, twisted, hilarious, unnerving, and very Terry Gilliam. This isn't a movie to be looked in very deeply (as admittedly the symbolism is a bit confused and the plot takes a very strange turn), but it's fascinating, strange, and incredibly entertaining. It's certainly not a movie one will forget about quickly. It breaks the basic rules of film and never comes off as pretentious- it pokes fun at itself, and not in an annoying way. It's strange and fantastic. Recommended in general, but highly recommended to film buffs and fans of the bizarre. Definitely worth a watch.


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